Pocahontas County Centennial ~ 1821-2021

From the Archives of The Pocahontas Times Wise men are cautious about new legislation and rightly so, for self interest is at the bottom of most of it. If there were need of it, it would...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. What three turnpikes were built through Pocahontas County between 1836 and 1849? A. Staunton-Parkersburg, Lewisburg to Beverly, and Warm Springs to Huntersville. Q. What three schools were built as preparatory schools to the University of...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County ~ 1901 By William T. Price The sketches which are embodied in this work have appeared in The Pocahontas Times, and have thus been scanned by the person interested, and an...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Over 80 By Annie Cromer Published March 1, 1973 I went to see Jennie Bell Slaven about helping me write an article on the history of Durbin. She is an interesting person with a remarkably keen...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Q. What kind of logs were floated in the log drives on Knapps Creek and the Greenbrier River to the mill in Ronceverte? A. Pine Q. Where is the camp that hosts the National Science...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

Historical Sketches of Pocahontas County – 1901 By William T. Price Natural Features and Social Customs In reference to the ancestry of our people it may be inferred that our citizenship is of a composite character, German,...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~1821-2021

January 27, 1927 continued… Lee made his main camp on the Seneca Trail twenty miles north of Marlinton. All the histories say that he rested on Valley Mountain. That is true, in part, for that...

Pocahontas County Bicentennial ~ 1821-2021

January 27, 1927 The Pocahontas Times Continued… Lee had not seen any of the spruce woods. His camps were all in hardwood territory where a man may walk with some degree of comfort and speed. But to...